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The members of 1 Chancery Lane and 9 Gough Chambers have agreed to merge to form a new set that will be known as 5 Norwich Street. Once the merger is completed in the Autumn, all members and staff from 1 Chancery Lane will join those from 9 Gough Chambers in their existing premises at

We are all, we hope, sticklers for ethics here, particularly when dealing with litigants in person. Which is why the judgment in Jenkinson v Robertson [2022] EWHC 756 (Admin) has saddened us to no small degree. We were greatly cheered, however, by the decision of the Court of Appeal in Chelfat v Hutchinson 3G UK

The new edition of Saggerson on Travel Law and Litigation will be published in July 2022. Written by leading practitioners at 1 Chancery Lane – Matthew Chapman QC, Sarah Prager, Jack Harding, Dominique Smith, Tom Yarrow and Henk Soede – and with a foreword by His Honour Judge Saggerson, it is an indispensable reference for

In the recent case of Baker v Financial Conduct Authority (Re Ipagoo LLP) [2022] EWCA Civ 302 the Court of Appeal has given useful guidance on the interaction of the Electronic Money Regulations 2011 (EMRs), which implemented the EU Electronic Money Directive (EMD), with the Insolvency Act 1986 (the 1986 Act), in respect of the

Judgment has been handed down in CDE v Buckinghamshire County Council Katie Ayres, instructed by Mark Whittaker DWF LLP, successfully resisted an application to extend time for service of Particulars of Claim in an HRA 1998 and common law claim against social services. The Claim Form was Issued as long ago as March 2017 and,

You can imagine our excitement as we gathered round the 1CL telly this week, agog to view the new Marvel/Disney offering, Moon Knight, a rip-roaring yarn featuring the extremely poor behaviour of some of the Ancient Egyptian pantheon. And speaking of pantheons, over in the Court of Appeal their lordships were grappling with a case

The 1st April 2022 marks another notable event in the return to ‘normality’, this time for creditors, as restrictions on the issuing of Winding Up Petitions are lifted. For the first time since restrictions were introduced in June 2020 by the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA 2020) (unusually with retrospective applicability to Winding

The very idea of a local or central Government consultation, is usually met with a cynical tut, a roll of the eyes and the question:  whether it is a genuine consultation or a fait accompli?  However, in what will doubtless be seen as a shock move to the personal injury and credit hire sectors, the

Whilst the youngsters amongst us were frolicking at the PEOPIL Young Lawyers Group Conference in Madrid this week, prompting the old timers to reflect bitterly on the work ethic of Young People Today, the courts were getting on with clearing some of the backlog of refund claims arising from the pandemic. The decision in Kirk

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